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Virtual reality on the WWW: simulating class I procedures in restorative dentistry


Faisal Mohamed, Nur Fadziana and Luke, D.A. (2002) Virtual reality on the WWW: simulating class I procedures in restorative dentistry. In: Student Conference on Research and Development (SCOReD 2002)., 2002.

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Abstract

The World Wide Web (WWW) is a very efficient way for information exchange.Advancement in Web technology now permits visualisation software to be shared across the Internet. This paper discusses the design and prototype development of a Web-based VR to create an interactive-simulation for the procedure of a Class I cavity preparation in restorative dentistry. The aim of this research is to find out whether a simple solution utilising the wide accessibility of the WWW would be feasible to provide a portable, scalable and low-cost real time dental simulation.To achieve this, a virtual reality simulator, containing simulations of the Class I restorative equipment and materials, is embedded in the Web page.The requirements of a Web based VR simulation for this type of application are also discussed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Print ISBN: 0-7803-7565-3
Uncontrolled Keywords: Virtual Reality, Web-based VR, Dental Simulator, Class I Dental Restorative Procedures
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mdm. Nur Fadziana Faisal Mohamed
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2014 02:06
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2014 02:06
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/12327

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